Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Atlantic Division > Montreal Canadiens
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2

I know he's not the only one BUT

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
03-22-2006, 09:42 AM
Registered User
Nova_Scotia_Vees's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 540
vCash: 500
I know he's not the only one BUT

Saku where are ya man?
What's wrong with him he was playing great for Finland?

Nova_Scotia_Vees is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:10 AM
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,688
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by Nova_Scotia_Vees
Saku where are ya man?
What's wrong with him he was playing great for Finland?
Hes pissed cause Gainey didnt go after his buddy Selanne.

larue* is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:25 AM
Registered User
Guriken's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Quebec, Canada
Country: Canada
Posts: 443
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by larue
Hes pissed cause Gainey didnt go after his buddy Selanne.
You think so?

I don't know what is wrong with him but his passing and stickhandling ability aren't at the level they used to be. We can't afford to have a team full of struggling players at this state of season. Why doesn't he shoot more often? He has no confidence in his shot but it doesn't matter, you never know what can happen when you get it to the net.

Guriken is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:26 AM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,970
vCash: 500
His weak little body couldn't handle the NHL and the Olympics and that's why we're seeing what we are now. Nothing more than that.

BigTimer* is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:27 AM
Registered User
habfan4's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Deus Amat Pretzel
Country: Canada
Posts: 8,424
vCash: 500
It's called a "slump", it affects all professional athletes from time to time. Although we shouldn't let that stop us from engaging in the chicken little routine that is de rigueur around here of late.

habfan4 is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:28 AM
Blind Gardien
Global Moderator
nexus of the crisis
Blind Gardien's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Four Winds Bar
Country: France
Posts: 19,718
vCash: 500
I'm biased by absolutely worshipping the ground that the mighty Koivu's blessed feet tread upon, but...

I thought he played really well against the Isles. Made some great passes and setups, play his usual tenacious game physically.

My knocks (mild as they are) against Koivu are:
a) too much nice passing... once in a while a shot would be more appropriate
b) too many bad defensive zone penalties

But he's still consistently our best forward pretty much every game. He needs somebody to start finishing his plays. Higgins isn't a natural, and Ryder has been snakebit, but Koivu is doing his usual job of setting them up. Just the end results aren't there. (Not that I'm blaming Higgins or Ryder for it either... the former just isn't a scorer, and the latter... well, mid-level scorers are traditionally very streaky, and I don't really hold it against Ryder that he's fitting that stereotype).

Blind Gardien is offline  
03-22-2006, 10:33 AM
Registered User
CoupeStanley's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Nicolet
Country: Martinique
Posts: 2,536
vCash: 500
Send a message via MSN to CoupeStanley
He's not the only one(he's far from the worst) but he's to go to guy...

The team will go as far as Saku can carry them, and the way he's playing right now, it's not surprising we are playing like crap.

The teams stop winning in November when Saku lost it. He founded it back in the Olympics..

There's just no spark in his game.

CoupeStanley is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:31 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.